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Old November 28th, 2011, 07:19 PM   #181
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yea the plates are made of cast iron.. there are many cases of them cracking down the middle.. Im not sure which co. it is but someone on pirate under the venders makes them out of a better metal..
That would be Swag Offroad I believe. Lots of DIY stuff from them.
http://www.swagoffroad.com/Arbor_Press_Plates.html
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Old December 5th, 2011, 08:10 PM   #182
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Front brakes hooked up and everything works. I will do the line lock if I have time. I need to reattach the lines to the frame now.

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Old December 8th, 2011, 03:56 PM   #183
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Found the left front caliper leaking today, I hope I got it sealed up now. I am scared to torque on the banjo bolt any more than I have.

The new U-joint to get the steering shaft in proper working order came, so I have parts to install.



It RUNS! Even on 3 year old skunky gas.

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Old December 11th, 2011, 10:02 PM   #184
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OK Apparently I have no clue what the shaft size of my Steering box is. 2nd U-joint came for the input shaft and it doesn't fit either. I thought it was a 3/4" 30 or 36 spline, but neither fits. Looks like I have to send yet another one back. They are both too small.

Adam stopped by and we got more stuff done...

New front shackles



One new rear shackle



The other... ugh.



We also got the new Lokar shifter in, and Adam fixed/modified my t-case shifter to be a LOT nicer.










Cleaned out 'the shed' as Adam has come to call it.

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Old June 21st, 2012, 02:28 PM   #185
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Well it has been the 4 month gap on working on it so lets do some wrenching
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Old May 17th, 2013, 08:10 PM   #186
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This needs it's yearly bump

Hopefully I will get my hands on this in a week or two and finally complete the build
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Old November 25th, 2013, 09:54 PM   #187
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Well it made it to the new shop without being parted out or sold... maybe I can finish it now with more room. Just need motivation.

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Old November 27th, 2013, 07:57 PM   #188
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I will buy it with out the engine/trans. I need a new YJ.
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